Totanus

noun
Tot·​a·​nus | \ ˈtätᵊnəs \

Definition of Totanus

: a genus of shorebirds (family Scolopacidae) comprising various typical tattlers and being often included in the genus Tringa

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History and Etymology for Totanus

New Latin, from Medieval Latin, moorhen

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“Totanus.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/Totanus. Accessed 10 Aug. 2022.

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